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H a p p y & R e n e w e d   Leave a comment

H a p p y & R e n e w e d

Good Morning Sir/Ma,

And‎​ be Renewed in the spirit of your mind~The Bible

When your mind is renewed, you can bring forth love,peace,forgiveness,patience and‎​ all of the other positive things of life but when it is negative, you bring forth strife, bitterness, anger, depression etc

These “negative things” aren’t just little clouds that float around you and‎​ every once in a while sprinkle their rain on you.. Oh No!!, they are simply a product of your thoughts

My heart literally breaks when i hear people say, “Oh! i got up on the wrong side of the bed” and‎​ am like Really!!! Others will say, Well, i am just in a bad mood.

Listen! The side of your bed has nothing to do with the fruit in your life. It is only the thoughts you get up with that produce the negative results. Likewise it isn’t a “mood” it is your way of thinking.

**The way you live will only change when your way of thinking changes**.

Life is a choice! I learnt that from Deut 30:19. I caught the rhema the first day i read that portion of the Word. Why don’t u read that that verse now. In 1min u are done.

Our mind must be renewed to use the powers of the endless life!!!

Don’t forget Happy is the man whom God corrects so stay H A P P Y and‎​ be constantly R E N E W E D.

Have a beautiful day!

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Lekan Omodunbi Daniels is an ardent inspirational writer who is passionate about influencing positive change through his writing. You can follow him on twitter @Ldee_

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Posted October 26, 2012 by Lekan Daniels in Uncategorized

Cast your worries on Him!   Leave a comment

Hello Good Evening Hope you had a wonderful service and‎​ beautiful weekend?

Trust you did! *big smile* The past week for me was a fulfilling one but at some point i was really starved, you asked me “starved of what”? CARE Yes! I felt i wasn’t having enough of it. Tapping my fingers and‎​ right away i realized i had more than enough reading through the word

The word says “Humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor.  Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.”

When you have the choice between using your energy to be joyful or using your energy to be joyful or using your energy to fret, which do you choose? In your work, are you able to focus on the task at hand, or do concerns pull your attention away? At home,can you delight in sharing your love with your family and friends, or do you snap and yell at them in your anxiety?

Go for God’s Gold

What in the world can there be that is better for us, than what God wants for us? His will in our lives is perfect, and that’s what we want to strive for. God’s love is better than riches, better than entertainment, better than luxurious surroundings or succulent food.  When we seek God’s will for our lives, it pleases Him, and we can rejoice!

Jesus told His followers “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need.”  (Luke 12:31) In other words, live for God, and He will provide what you need.  We can trust Him in that and have peace.

We Live for God, Our Lives Show It

When is it easiest to choose to use your energy to be joyful, rather than to fret? When are you most at peace?  When is your life delightful?  What makes you feel like you’ve accomplished the most?

For Christians, we are gladdened when our lives show that we are living for God: we follow His will, sharing His love through the Gospel with many people.

Many Christians feel triumphant peace in the Lord when our lives produce fruit for His glory.  We seek His Kingdom first and trust Him for all else. It’s like relaxing in the arms of a loving parent after a job well done.

We can trust God and lean upon Him. We don’t need to depend on ourselves, letting our own worries get the best of us. When we trust God, we give over our cares to Him and can produce the fruit of good soil.

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in You, all whose thoughts are fixed on You!” the Prophet Isaiah wrote to God.  He advised His people
“Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock.” (Isaiah 26:3-4) Let us fix our thoughts upon the Lord, for He is our eternal Rock“!

Because We Are Free

Living for God, with our thoughts fixed upon Him, will lead to our caring more deeply about our fellow people. We yearn to share the freedom from sin God gives us with others; because we are free from the burden, we want them to be, too.  We have given our cares to God, and want others to experience that freedom from worry, as well.

“You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the Truth, so now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters.  Love each other deeply with all your heart.  For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. Your new life will last forever because it comes from the eternal, living Word of God.”

Our God will let us know when we have lived according to His will; one day, we hope to hear Him tell us face-to-face. For now, we are His and each others’ servants. We give over any worry we might have to the Master, trusting in Him, and He will allow our lives to be peaceful, fruitful, and joyful.

Don’t you think you need to encourage someone this evening then DON’T forget to share this piece with your friends and‎​ loved ones. Have a great week.

Lekan Omodunbi Daniels is an ardent inspirational writer who is passionate about influencing positive change through his writing. You can follow him on twitter @Ldee_

Posted October 21, 2012 by Lekan Daniels in Uncategorized

Do not Worry!!!   1 comment

My weekend turned out the best i have had in 2months but just at the verge of its end, i witnessed a drama that got my pen to writing this and‎​ then this powerful verse in the Word dropped on my inside “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.  Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand.”

Philippians 4:6-7a We start worrying when we are first born on earth. 

Hardly a minute goes by in which we aren’t concerning ourselves about something.  When does it end?  How can we experience peace?

What do we gain with worry?

Some of us worry about what we will wear, or what we will eat, or if we are being entertained, or if our houses are good enough, or if we are at the best school or at work, or if we are well-liked enough…

Those stresses and anxieties can get us down so quickly!  They distract us from our focus on the Lord and on godly things.  When you are mired in the bog of worry, it seems there is no path to peace.

But what good does all the energy we spend on our anxiousness do us?  Jesus asked his disciples

“Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?” 

(Matthew 6:27)Jesus could have had more to be concerned with than any other person on earth.  He had the same needs as any other human.  However, since He was born as the Son of God, He had an awareness we can’t even imagine.  In His love, he could see the sin separating people from God.  How it must have pained Him to know that He had to suffer for those sins!  Yet He desired peace and healing for us, the sinners. 

Born to worry, reborn to peace
Once we are reborn into the Christian life, we can learn from Jesus’s teaching: 

“…I tell you not to worry about everyday life — whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear, or your partner decided to break up with you. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?” 

(Matthew 6:25)Once we place our trust in Him, we can concern ourselves with the love of God and love of others.  We can praise Him for His tremendous blessings, and try to share His love with others!  We can take anything before God – He is always listening.  We can experience a peace unlike any we have ever experienced during our time on earth.

The light of Jesus’s love can take us from the bog of sin and worry and lead us on His path of peace. Keep your eyes on Jesus

How can we keep from worrying?

Once again, we can look for an answer in the word.  On a dark, stormy night, the Disciples were in a boat on a lake.  They saw Jesus coming toward them, walking on the water!  One follower, Peter, wanted to be like Jesus so much that he jumped from the boat and began walking on the water, too!

However, when he noticed the strong wind and deep waves, he took his eyes from Jesus and began to sink.  Peter called to Jesus to save him!  Jesus grabbed him, they climbed into the boat, and the storm stopped immediately.

Do you see? 

When Peter kept his eyes – or his focus – on Jesus, not even a stormy sea could topple him!  But when he became distracted, he got caught up in the troubled waters.  He did remember to call upon Jesus, and Jesus led him to the peace and safety of their boat.

Similarly, we must keep our focus on the Lord – despite the distraction of earthly worries.  If they close in upon us, we must look back to God, and He will lead us to peace and safety.

Out of this world peace
What are you concerned with?

Is it the basics of live – food, clothing, shelter?

Or are you concerned with other things – your school or work, your peers’ opinions, your boredom level, your relationship?

No one is saying that those things aren’t important or that we don’t have to deal with them – they are part of the earthly life God has given us!  But we must keep our focus on God, rather than earthly things, which can so quickly bog us in worry.

When we become followers of Jesus, we can accept the gifts He has given us, including His path to peace. 

“I am leaving you with a gift — peace of mind and heart.  And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” (John 14:27) So remember:  don’t worry; pray instead!  Bring your troubles and requests before our Lord, thanking Him for all the good things He has provided for us.  In troubled times, keeping our focus on God will help us experience a peace beyond any earthly understanding.

I do hope you find this worth sharing with your friends. See you again some time soon right here.

Have an fruitful week. Shalom!

Lekan Omodunbi Daniels is an ardent inspirational writer who is passionate about influencing positive change through his writing. You can follow him on twitter @Ldee_

Posted October 15, 2012 by Lekan Daniels in Uncategorized